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Armitstead, Steven Ray, Capt MIA/POW
 
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 Service Details
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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary MOS
7511-Pilot VMA (AW) A-6E Qualified
Last MOSGroup
Pilots/Naval Flight Officers
Last Unit
1969-Present, 7511, Missing In Action/POW/MIA Vietnam
Service Years
1965 - 1969
Unofficial USMC Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Golden Dragon Certificate

Captain

 
 

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 Personal Details 

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State of Birth
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1944
 
Contact Info

 Official Badges 


 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Golden Dragon Cold War Medal


 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  1969, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified]


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
1st Lt Armitstead was a member of the Marine All Weather Attack Squadron 533, Marine Attack Group 12, 1st Marine Air Wing.   On March 17, 1969, he was the pilot of a Grumman Attack Aircraft Intruder (A-6A) on a night mission over Laos, when he completed his mission his aircraft was shot down by enemy fire near Moung Nong in Savannakhet Province, Laos and he was declared Missing in Action.  His remains were not recovered.  His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.

   
Other Comments:
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 Tributes from Members  
The Wall posted by 03 Bellis, Edson F. (Big Ed), Sgt 38
Gave All posted by 03 Chiominto, Robert, LCpl 6
Thank you Capt. for your service to this... posted by 99 Isaacs, Larry, SgtMaj 1550
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  1969-1969, 7511, VMA(AW)-533



From Month/Year
- / 1969
To Month/Year
March / 1969
Unit
VMA(AW)-533 Unit Page
Rank
First Lieutenant
MOS
7511-Pilot VMA (AW) A-6E Qualified
Location
Not Specified
Country/State
Laos
 
 
 Patch
 VMA(AW)-533 Details

VMA(AW)-533
Garrison/Combat
Combat Deployable
Active Duty/Reserve
Active
Type
Combat - Air Units
Existing/Disbanded
Existing
Parent Unit
Fixed Wing Units
Strength
Squadron
Created/Owned By
Not Specified
Parent Unit/Reported To
MAG 24
   

Last Updated: Mar 19, 2015
   
   
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 0 Brothers Assigned To This Unit:
 
 2 Members Also There with MOS Code 7511:
  • Armistead, Steven Ray, Capt, 1969
  • Cadena, Mario, Capt, 1969
 37 Other Members:
  • Backus, Dave, Sgt, 1969
  • Bliven, Rick, Sgt, 1969
  • Brown, Charlie, MSgt, 1985
  • CALLAWAY, JERRY, Sgt, 1971
  • Cole, Bruce, Cpl, 1969
  • Degrassi, Walter, LCpl, 1970
  • Dettman, Richard, GySgt, 1975
  • Dowdy, Ernest, Sgt, 1971
  • DuBois, Michael, SSgt, 1971
  • Fronick, Charlie, Sgt, 1970
  • Gardner, Richard, Cpl, 1970
  • Hill, Vincent, Sgt, 1969
  • Hockenberry, Gregory, Cpl, 1971
  • Hunt, Ken, Cpl, 1969
  • Johnston, John, Cpl, 1969
  • Kelemecz, David, SSgt, 1977
  • Lynch, Paul, Sgt, 1970
  • MacDowell III, Arthur, Sgt, 1972
  • Mcdonald, Francis, Sgt, 1969
  • Meisenhelder, Gary, Capt, 1997
  • Menteer, Terry, Maj, 1993
  • Murphy II, John, SSgt, 1971
  • Oxford, Bill, Sgt, 1970
  • PIERCE, LARRY, Cpl, 1971
  • Reehl, Kevin, Cpl, 1973
  • Roberto, Ronald, SSgt, 1969
  • Rosano, William, Sgt, 1970
  • Schlereth, Tom, SSgt, 1971
  • St. Romain, Patrick, Cpl, 1969
  • Thompson, Jack, SSgt, 1972
  • Thompson, Stirling, Cpl, 1970
  • Utt, Kenneth, LCpl, 1971
  • Zultanky, John, Cpl, 1970
  • Zultanky, John, Cpl, 1970
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